IN ushering in the Year of the Earth Pig, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila (www.marcopolohotels.com) offers indulgence in auspicious and staple glutinous
rice cakes for that stroke of luck.
Therefore, this study was aimed at developing quick-cooking glutinous
rice using superheated steam treatment.
The brew has been reportedly registered as a "national scientific and technological hit." It was developed after years of research by the Taedonggang Foodstuff Factory, which was able to eliminate the bitter taste of insam by replacing sugar with boiled and scorched glutinous
rice, according to the Pyongyang Times.
Among the preparations conducted were nganyam ketupat (weaving strips of daun biru', small fan palms, into small packets) which are then filled with glutinous
rice, bunched together and boiled; stacking and rolling sirih, gambier leaves, and daun rukuk gentu (the quantity in accordance to the piring type) and these are tied with red threads; preparing tumpi' (flat oval glutinous
rice cakes); preparing packets of rice using wild banana leaves (sungki) which tied together using red threads which are then boiled in a pot together with the glutinous
rice packets; boiling eggs (extra eggs are boiled in case some eggs crack and cannot be used).
Cuisine will also include other Indonesian traditional snacks, such as Onde-onde (glutinous
rice flour with green beans and sugar), Kelepon (tapioca flour mixed with boiled and drained Pandan leave with liquid brown sugar filling), and Martabak (famous Indonesian dish with egg, onions and meat filling.
There are many varieties of whole grain black rice, the glutinous
(see below) and aromatic black Japonica may be the most well recognized.
Gochujang, which is a pungent and savory condiment made from fermented soy beans, red chili peppers, glutinous
rice, and salt, is traditionally used to season Korean entrees like kimchi, and soup.
To my ears there were only two duds: Bob Chilcott's glutinous
arrangement of Tallis' Canon (though the Birmingham University Singers distinguished themselves alongside The Sixteen); and the Choral Dances from Britten's ill-fated Coronation opera Gloriana, mincing in its writing in a way we have come to find distressingly frequent in this centenary year's tributes, which are possibly doing more harm than good.
Top Tip: plain sticky (glutinous
) rice can also be served with meat.
Produced by Sanquan Foods Co., Ltd., the Zhengzhou, China-headquartered company distributes a wide assortment of frozen food products ranging from boiled dumplings and glutinous
rice balls to flour pastry items.
'Tang Yuan' Deep-fried red bean glutinous
rice ball (V)
YOU WILL NEED: For Broth * 4 cups water * 2 pandan leaves *, knotted * 2-inch chunk of ginger, sliced thin * 1/2 cup superfine sugar For Dumplings * 2 cups glutinous
rice flour * 1 tablespoon superfine sugar * 1 cup water * Assorted food coloring DIRECTIONS: For Broth 1.